Tag: Bridgeforth Stadium


Liberty football moves back into Top 25

Following a victory over No. 2/1 Coastal Carolina in Conway, S.C., Liberty has moved back inside both FCS top 25 polls heading into the first round of the NCAA FCS Playoffs.

JMU football earns playoff berth, will host Liberty on Saturday

The No. 15 JMU football team will host Big South Conference champion Liberty in the 2014 NCAA FCS Football Championship, the committee announced this morning.

Video: JMU football players react to playoff news

JMU finds out it will play Liberty at home on Nov. 29 at Bridgeforth Stadium in the FCS Playoffs. Check out the reaction here.

#17 JMU wins seventh straight, dumps Elon, 59-27

In its regular season finale, JMU scored on nine of its first 13 drives of the game to roll to a 59-21 victory over Elon on Saturday afternoon at Bridgeforth Stadium/Zane Showker Field.

JMU football announces 2015 schedule

James Madison University director of athletics Jeff Bourne announced the schedule for the 2015 football season today, including six home games at Bridgeforth Stadium.

JMU rallies, tops William and Mary, 31-24: Dukes in playoff hunt?

James Madison rallied from a 24-13 fourth-quarter deficit, getting the go-ahead score with 47 seconds to go on a pass from Vad Lee to DeAndre Smith, to top William and Mary, 31-24, on Homecoming at Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg, Va., on Saturday.

JMU football hosts William and Mary on Saturday

JMU football went 3-0 in October and although unranked could put itself in the Football Championship Subdivision playoff picture when the Dukes host No. 17 William and Mary.

JMU Nation wants FBS: Whether it makes sense or not

One thing has been made clear to me the past couple of days: a small, but vocal, portion of the JMU sports fan base wants to see the Dukes football program move up to FBS.

JMU athletics looks forward: Let’s hope it doesn’t include effort to go FBS

James Madison University is working with CarrSports Consulting on the development of a comprehensive athletics strategic plan that is expected to be ready for public review in early 2015.

Game Notes: JMU football on the road at Charlotte

After an off week, JMU football returns to action on the road, traveling to Charlotte, North Carolina to take on the Charlotte 49ers.

JMU football routs Towson, 62-7

JMU raced to a 27-0 lead at halftime and poured it on from there in a dominating 62-7 win over Towson on Saturday in Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg, Va.

JMU football hosts Towson on Saturday

JMU returns home to the friendly confines of Bridgeforth Stadium to host 2013 national runner-up Towson, Oct. 11. The Dukes will have an open Saturday (Oct. 18) before going on the road to take on Charlotte,Oct. 25.

Video: JMU football coach Everett Withers

JMU football coach Everett Withers reviews the Dukes’ 31-28 win at Albany and looks ahead to Towson’s visit to Bridgeforth Stadium. The weekly Fan & Press Lunch take place at O’Neill’s Grill in Harrisonburg.

Goal-line stand preserves Delaware overtime victory over JMU, 30-23

JMU overcame a pair fourth-quarter deficits to force overtime, only to fall to No. 25 Delaware 30-23 in Colonial Athletic Association football Saturday before 20,592 fans at Bridgeforth Stadium and Zane Showker Field.

JMU football hosts Delaware in CAA action on Saturday

JMU (2-2, 0-1 CAA) will host Delaware (2-1, 0-0) in a Colonial Athletic Association football clashthis Saturday, 4 p.m., at Bridgeforth Stadium.

JMU football wins home opener vs. St. Francis, 38-22

James Madison dominated the final three quarters to defeat the Saint Francis Red Flash 38-22 in head coach Everett Wither’s debut, in front of a crowd of 23,577 at Bridgeforth Stadium/Zane Showker Field on Saturday.

JMU football coach Everett Withers previews St. Francis game

James Madison (1-1) will open its five-game football home slate this Saturday with a 4 p.m. kickoff against non-conference foe St. Francis (1-1) of the Northeast Conference.

Video: Highlights from Meet the Dukes Day at JMU

Highlights from the 2014 Meet the Dukes Day at Bridgeforth Stadium at JMU on Aug. 16, 2014.

JMU football coach Everett Withers: I’m expecting good things out of this football team

JMU football began fall practice on Monday, its first under new coach Everett Withers, who replaces Mickey Matthews after a 15-year run that brought James Madison a national title in 2004 and a win over national power Virginia Tech in 2010.

JMU football rally comes up short in devastating 41-38 loss to Stony Brook

The slim playoff hopes that JMU held onto coming into this weekend are now none. The Dukes rallied from a 17-point fourth-quarter deficit to get within a field goal, but the defense couldn’t get a stop of the Stony Brook offense in the final 4:57, and the Seawolves held on for a 41-38 win at Bridgeforth Stadium.